Do you enjoy attracting wildlife to your property? Do you maintain the four elements of habitat? Your property can become a Certified Illinois Audubon Society Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary.
How to certify your backyard or property:
- Understand and maintain the four elements of habitat: FOOD, SHELTER, WATER, SPACE
- Agree to use a minimal amount of chemicals
- Help educate others on the importance of native habitat
- Send in your application form and fee; $15 for Illinois Audubon Society members, $20 for non-members
Mail in the Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary Application form. (PDF) OR apply online using the form below.